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Joseph Henry Cannon
Mr. Joseph Henry Cannon, age 62, of Forrest City, died Saturday, June 30, 2001, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Memphis.
He was born Dec. 20, 1938, in Fisher, the son of Isaac Newton Cannon and Mary Louise Hart Cannon. He was a retired United States Air Force veteran. He was a Baptist, and a resident of Forrest City for the past 18 years. He was also a former resident of Cherry Valley. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mr. Cannon is survived by two brothers, Terry Cannon and Paul Cannon, both of Batesville, and three sisters, Esther Fern Woodard of Cherry Valley, Barbara Cannon of Batesville and Evelyn Cannon of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by a daughter, Tresa Cannon.
Visitation will be tonight, Monday, July 2, 2001, from 6 until 8 p.m., at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Woodard Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in the Lewis Cemetery at Hickory Ridge, under the direciton of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne. 

Paul Leon Jenkins
Mr. Paul Leon Jenkins, age 59, of Forrest City, died Saturday, June 30, 2001, in Forrest City.
He was born Dec. 24, 1941, in Arkansas, the son of Jessie George Jenkins and Maudie May Jenkins. He lived in Searcy most of his life until moving to Forrest City five years ago. He was a mechanic.
Mr. Jenkins married Natalie Lloyd in 1997. She survives him, along with two sons, Gary Jenkins and Toney Jenkins, both of Searcy, two sisters, three granchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 4, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Services for Mr. Jenkins will be held at Stevens Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, with burial in Loughridge Cemetery.

Dollie Mae Bonner
Mrs. Dollie Mae Bonner, age 90, of Forrest City died, Thursday, June 28, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Bonner, born July 9, 1910, in Kilmilka, Miss., was the daughter of George Williams and Rosie Williams. She was a retired nurses aid with Borden Nursing Home.
Mrs. Bonner is survived by two brothers, Floyd Williams and Leroy Williams, both of Forrest City and two sisters, Lola Johnson of Forrest City and Ruby Jones of St. Louis.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bonner were held Sunday, July 1, 2001, at Taylor's Chapel CME Church with Rev. Jesse Brown officiating. Burial followed in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home. 

Guadalupe Salinas Cano
Mr. Guadalupe Salinas Cano, age 84, of Wynne and a former resident of Widener, died Monday, July 2, 2001, at Crestpark Nursing Home in Wynne.
He was born May 27, 1918 in San Benito, Texas, the son of Juan Balderas and Mary Elena Salinas Cano. He was a farmer for the McCains Farms near Widener for 15 years before retiring. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during both World War II and the Korean War.
He is survived by three brothers, Juan Cano of Phoenix, Ariz., Eugene Cano of Houston, Texas and Augustin Cano of Dickinson, Texas and a sister, Angelita Cano of Houston. He was preceded in death by his parents and by three brothers, Manuel, Luis and Raymond Cano.
Visitation will be from noon until 1 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, at graveside in Loughridge Cemetery near Colt, with the Rev. Dennis Colvin officiating. The family requests that memorials be made to the Antioch Baptist Church near Wynne. Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Linda Sue Dennis
Mrs. Linda Sue Dennis, aged 53, of Palestine, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.
She was born Aug. 20, 1947, in Marmaduke, the daughter of Brouse Fry and Anna Pauline Saylor Fry. She made her home in the Palestine area most of her life, was a housewife and a member of the Palestine Church of Christ.
In 1965 she married Wayne Dennis, who survives her. Mrs. Dennis is also survied by a daughter, Shelly Thrash of Palestine, three sisters, Brouseline Perry of Oceanside, Calif., Vickie Whittenton of Moore, Okla. and Elezebeth Mathes of Palestine; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Angelina Dawn Swiney, in 1992 and a brother, Richard Paul Fry in 1994.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2001, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2001, at Stevens Funeral Home, with Bro. Andy Cates officiating. Burial will follow at Bell Cemetery. 

Emogene "Jean" Nuckolls
Mrs. Emogene "Jean" Nuckolls, aged 75, of Bull Shoals and formerly of Forrest City, died Monday July 2, 2001, at her home.
She was born May 3, 1926, in Forrest City, the daughter of the late Revel and Ora Gwathney Gregory. She was a member of the Bull Shoals United Methodist Church, the Art Club and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husand, A.D. Nuckolls; a daughter, Rita Darling of Bull Shoals; one grandchild and one great grandchild.
Visitation was from noon until 2 p.m. today, Thursday, July 5, 2001, at the Bull Shoals United Methodist Church. Funeral services followed at 2 p.m. with Rev. Gary Goldman and Rev. Dr. Fred Taylor officiating with Roller Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Burial followed in Baxter Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks or the American Diabetes Foundation. 

Lenora Roberts
Mrs. Lenora Roberts, age 81, of Madison, died Monday, July 2, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.
Mrs. Roberts, a homemaker, was a member of Spritual Church #24 in Widener. She is survived by two daughters, Pearlie Carson and Deliah Harris, both of Pontiac, Mich.; four sons, Nathenial Roberts, Anthony Roberts and A.D. Roberts, all of Pontiac, Mich. and Frank Roberts of Madison; 76 grandchildren; 100 great-grandchildren; 80 great-great-grandchildren and 38 great-great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Roberts will be held Friday, July 6, 2001, from noon to 5 p.m. at Kennedy Chapel in Forrest City. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, July 7, 2001, 12:30 p.m. at Salem M.B. Church with Rev. Chester Rolfe officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Kennedy Funeral Home. 

Ralph Leonard Sampley
Mr. Ralph Leonard Sampley, age 80, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.
Mr. Sampley, born July 26, 1920, in Forrest City, was the son of D.F. Sampley and Eunice Roberts Sampley. He served as a Master Sergeant in the Army during WWII in the Pacific Theater where he received the Bronze Star and Good Conduct Medals. He was a local merchant and a member of the First Baptist Church and had been a member of the Lions Club, Jaycees and the Masons.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Sampley; three daughters, Kay Murry and Debbie Montgomery, both of Forrest City, and Anita Fletcher of Fayetteville; two sisters, Dora Lee Smith of Forrest City and Willene Ramsey of Memphis and five grandchildren.
Graveside services for Mr. Sampley were held today, Thursday, July 5, 2001, at Forrest Park Cemetery with Rev. Danny Haflich officiating under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
The family requests memorials be sent to First Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society. 

Erma Virgie Thomas
Mrs. Erma Virgie Thomas, aged 93, of Russellville and formerly of Pine Tree, died Monday, July 2, 2001.
She was born March 7, 1908, in Pine Tree, the daughter of Arthur Sulcer and Nettie Logan Sulcer. She made her home in the Pine Tree area near Forrest City most of her life. She was a housewife and a member of the Assembly of God Church.
In 1924, she married Wesley Thomas, who preceded her in death in 1993. She is survived by a sister, Edith Ellis of Pine Tree, four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Thomas, in 1968.
Graveside services were held today, Thursday, July 5, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Barnishaw Cemetery in Pine Tree, with Bro. Rodney Etheridge officiating under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Dorothy Goacher
Mrs. Dorothy Goacher, age 72, of Hughes, died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Goacher, a housewife, is survived by a son, Danny Goacher of Hughes and three sisters, Billie Schell of Jonesboro, Ga., and Winfred Johnson and Frankie Speece, both of Iuka, Miss. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Sanford Goacher; Carl Goacher and Brenda Goacher.
Visitation will be Saturday, July 7, from 6-9 p.m. in the chapel of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis. Funeral services for Mrs. Goacher will be held Sunday, July 8, 2001, also at of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crittenden Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis. 

Lucille Ishmael
Lucille Ishmael, age 92, of Palestine, died Friday, June 29, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East, in Memphis.
Mrs. Ishmael, born Aug. 16, 1908, in Palestine was the daughter of Charlie J. and Peral Jackson Smith. She was a member of Mount Gillian M.B. Church in Gill where she served as church clerk, Sunday school teacher, youth supervisor, mission president and president of the pastor's aide association. She was a former educator was retired from the Lee County Co-Op Clinic in Marianna.
She is survived by a step-son, Asie Ishmael of Detroit, Mich.; a step-daughter, Ethel Davis of Chicago, Ill.; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Ishmael; a step-son, Henry Ishmael and a brother, Charlie Smith.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ishmael will be held Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Gillian M.B. Church in Gill with Rev. Timothy Smith, officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery in Felton. Branscumb-Johnson-Gilchrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Joseph "Joe" R. Myers
Mr. Joseph "Joe" R. Myers, age 59, of Moro, died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Myers, born Aug. 27, 1941 in Crystal Springs, Miss., was the son of Charles Raymond Myers and Billie Butler Myers. Mr. Myers, a Moro resident of 23 years, was a veteran of the National Guard and served in the Vietnam War and was a Methodist. He was a sales representative with Delta Grain in Clarenden and attended school at Delta State in Cleveland, Miss., and at Memphis State University in Memphis and served as owner and manager of Myers Ford Tractor company in Marianna.
In 1975 Mr. Myers married Faye Myers and she survives him along with a daughter; Mandy Faye Myers of Moro; a step son Williams F. Curtis III of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; a step-daughter, Merry Elizabeth Curtis of Ft. Collins, Colo.; his mother; two brothers, Dr. Richard Myers of Springfield, Mo. and Chuck Myers of Carlisle and a sister Sherry Williams of Lepanto.
Visitation services for Mr. Myers will be held Saturday, July 7, 2001, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home with the funeral following at 2 p.m. graveside in Marianna Memorial Park with Rev. Judy Wilson Clark officiating. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association.

Mary Ruth Anderson
Mrs. Mary Ruth Anderson, age 74, of Forrest City, died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis.
Mrs. Anderson, born Sept. 22, 1926, in Tyronza, was the daughter of A.E. McCorkle and Myrtle Harmon McCorkle. She was a St. Francis County resident for most of her life and was a retired dietitian and a housewife. She was also a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.
In 1943, Mrs. Anderson married Curtis Anderson and he survives her. She is also survived by a daughter, Debbie Feagin of Bald Knob; a sister, Ruby Ross of Helena; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Randy Anderson, in 1978, and Ricky Anderson, in 1995.
Visitation for Mrs. Anderson will be held Monday, July 9, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral Services for Mrs. Anderson will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. 

Jonathan Taylor Sr.
Mr. Jonathan Taylor, Sr., age 54, of Champagne, Ill., formerly of Palestine, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at Provina Hospital in Champagne.
Mr. Taylor, born Dec. 7, 1946, in Palestine, was the son of Pearlie Walker and was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Forrest City.
Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife, Shirley Webb Taylor of Champagne, Ill.; four daughters, Marion Smith, of Palestine, JoAnn Wilkerson of St. Louis, Mo., Marie Dillard of Caldwell and Rosaland Taylor of Forrest City; a son, Jonathan Taylor Jr. of Decatur, Ill.; a sister, Murline Byers of Forrest City and a brother, Soloman Taylor of Forrest City.
Funeral services for Mr. Taylor will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Williams Temple Church of God in Christ in Palestine with Elder Nathaniel Pendelton officiating. Burial will follow in Jericho Cemetery. There will be a visitation service preceding the funeral from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Woodhouse Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mattie Ila Cochran Bess
Mrs. Mattie Ila Cochran Bess, age 81, of Forrest City, died Monday, July 9, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Bess, born July 26, 1919, in Saline County, was the daughter of Houston Cochran and Mary Ellis Lancaster Cochran. She was a long time resident of Saline County and was a housewife and a member of the First Church of Nazarene.
Mrs. Bess is survived by two daughters, June Schmidt and Peggy Chism, both of Forrest City; a brother Dan Holland of Forrest City; a sister, Wanda "Bea" Soto of Heth, five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bess will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at 7 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home with visitation preceding from 4 to 7 p.m. A graveside service for Mrs. Bess will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Saline County at 1 p.m. with Rev. Ron Leggett officiating the service. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Pauline Farmer
Mrs. Dorothy Pauline Farmer, age 79, of Wynne, formerly a resident of the Pine Tree area, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Cross Ridge Community Hospital in Wynne.
Mrs. Farmer was born Sept. 26, 1921, in Wynne and was the daughter of Stephen Nathaniel and Hattie May Kelly Clark. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by her husband, Bostic Ray Farmer; her parents; a daughter, Linda Dale Farmer Burns; a granddaughter, Candace Paige Reynolds and by five sisters and three brothers.
She is survived by seven sons, Steven Farmer of Colt, Charles Farmer of Collierville, Tenn., Ludy Farmer of Cherry Valley, Jerry Farmer of Wynne, Kenneth Farmer of Tilton, Gene Farmer and Gary Farmer, both of Marion; seven daughters, Angeline Enos of Eureka, Calif., Irene Turner of Newnan, Ga., Lyda McKee of Pangburn, Arlene Jolly of Alexander, Florene Waldo, Darlene Young and Dorothy Ellis, all of Wynne; a brother, Stephen L. Clark of Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Marie McKnight of Wynne; 32 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Farmer will be held Thursday, July 12, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 13, 2001, at 10 a.m., at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Dean Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the McElroy Cemetery in Wynne under the direction of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne. 

Shari Anne Gilbert
Mrs. Shari Anne Gilbert, age 39, of Marion, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at the Elvis Presley Regional Trauma Center in Memphis.
Mrs. Gilbert was an employee for Merry Maids, was a Baptist and a member of Robert E. Spillman Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 550.
She was preceded in death by a brother, David Barrett.
Mrs. Gilbert is survived by her husband, Gary Wayne Gilbert of Marion; six sons, Ronnie Kenneth Brady, Lloyd Alan Brady, Jason Wayne Brady, Christopher Todd Brady, Raymond Lee Gilbert and Anthony Austin Gilbert, all of Marion; four sisters, Kathren Barrett of West Memphis, Docia York of Dyersburg, Tenn, Sally R. Tatum of El Paso, Texas and Dequita Barrett of Marked Tree and four grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Gilbert will be held Friday, July 13, 2001, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 14, 2001, at 1 p.m., in Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Vanndale Cemetery in Vanndale with Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis in charge of the arrangements. 

Thomas Leo Todd Sr.
Mr. Thomas Leo Todd Sr., age 74, of Heber Springs, formerly of Forrest City, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Heber Springs.
Mr. Todd was born June 30, 1927, in Shiloh and was the son of the late C.C. and Johnnie Stark Todd. He was retired from Air Therm in Forrest City after 23 years and was a former resident of Springdale. Mr. Todd was also a veteran of World War II and Korea, having served in the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and the National Guard and was a member of the American Legion and V.F.W.. He was also a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Mr. Todd was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Otis Todd, Leon Todd and Aubrey Todd and one sister, Inez Southerland.
He is survived by his wife, Winona Marie Davis Todd of Heber Springs; two sons, Tommy Todd of Nashville, Tenn. and Terry Wayne Todd of Marion; a daughter, Sheila Luker of Heber Springs; two brothers, Wayne Todd of Heber Springs and Ochel Todd of Pearson; two sisters, Juanita Birdson of Greers Ferry and Mary Lou Verser of Heber Springs; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Todd will be held Friday, July 13, 2001, at 2:30 p.m., at the Shiloh Cross Roads Church with burial to follow with military honors by American Legion Post 64 at Shiloh Cross Roads Cemetery under the direction of Olmstead Funeral Home of Heber Springs. 

Curtis W. Bills
Mr. Curtis W. Bills, age 71, of Memphis, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Veterans Hospital in Memphis.
Mr. Bills, born Sept. 24, 1929, in Memphis, was an employee of Woodhouse Mortuary for 20 years. He was a mortician for 40 years.
Mr. Bills is survived by his wife, Mariah Woodhouse Bills of Memphis; a daughter, Annette Shaw of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Jeanette Bills of Memphis and three grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Bills will be held Saturday, July 14, 2001, at Shady Grove Church in Memphis from 10 a.m. to noon. Funeral services will follow at noon at Shady Grove Church in Memphis, 1821 Kansas Street. Burial services will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2001, at 9 a.m. in the National Cemetery in Memphis under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Neville Lewis Griggs
Mr. Neville Lewis Griggs, age 53, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Mr. Griggs was born Aug. 1, 1946, in Memphis and was the son of Frederick and Dorothy Church Griggs. He was a retired farmer.
Mr. Griggs is survived by his wife, Judy Lynn Griggs of the home; a son, Herschel Garrison Griggs of Fayetteville; three daughters, Lynn Hernandez of Forrest City, Mary Lee Purnell of Sikeston, Mo. and Laura Moody of Colt; a sister, Brenda LaBrott of Sikeston, Mo.; a step-son, Shawn Stoner and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Monday, July 16, 2001, at Beard's Funeral Chapel of Fayetteville with Bro. Larry Bonds officiating. Beard's Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Lonnie McKnight
Mr. Lonnie McKnight, age 55, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Forrest City.
Mr. McKnight was born Dec. 18, 1945, in Whitmore and was the son of Arner McKnight and Velma Bower.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Rucker McKnight of St. Louis, Mo.; a son, Chriss McKnight of St. Louis, Mo.; his father, Arner McKnight and step-mother, Bessie Parker McKnight of Forrest City; nine sisters, Vester Walton of Marianna, Essie Tapping of Jacksonville, Ora Robinson, Odessa Bower, Wanda Bower, Erma Bower, Michell Bower and Sharon Bower, all of North Little Rock and Sylvia Watson of Sherwood; six brothers, Elgin Bower, Danny Bower, Porter Bower, all of North Little Rock, Kenny Bower and Bill Bower, both of Pine Bluff and Adolpht Parker of Forrest City and two grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. McKnight will be held Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at 1:30 p.m., at Days Temple Church of God in Christ with Elder J. Jones officiating the service. Burial will follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Eddie Baugh Sr.
Mr. Eddie Baugh Sr., age 76, of Palestine, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Veteran's Medical Center in Memphis.
Mr. Baugh was born Oct. 6, 1924, in Farindale and was the son of George Baugh and Kattie Fagen Baugh.
He is survived by his wife, Hattie Weaver Baugh of Palestine; seven daughters, Ann Noble, Rosemary White, Rosie Adams, Debbie Murdock, all of Chicago, Ill., Ora Baugh of Fordyce, Yolanda Tate of Camden and Elnora Moss of Palestine; five sons, Eddie Baugh Jr., Sylvest Baugh and Irvin Moss, all of Chicago, Ill., George Baugh of Madison, Wis. and Stanley Baugh of Racine, Wis.; seven sisters, Georgia Harris of Malvern, Lorine Ivy, Evelyn Catron, both of Cleveland, Ohio, Odessa Smith of San Diego, Calif., Izola Thomas of Cranford, N.J. and Kattie Bennett and Bobbie Melton, both of Maywood, Ill; and a brother, Lewis Baugh of Boiling Brook, Ill.
Visitation for Mr. Baugh will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2001, from 2 to 5:30 p.m., at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 19, 2001, at 1 p.m., at Antioch M.B. Church with Rev. N. Grace officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary. 

Mary S. Trevino
Mrs. Mary S. Trevino, age 58, of Forrest City, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Trevino was born July 4, 1943, in Waco, Texas and was the daughter of Thomas Gonzales and Paula Santos Gonzales. She lived in Forrest City most of her life and was a housewife and a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
Mrs. Trevino was preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Trevino and Debbie Trevino.
She is survived by her husband, Johnny Trevino of the home; three sons, Johnny Trevino Jr., Ricky Trevino and Fabian Trevino, all of Forrest City; a daughter, Sandra Devazier of Forrest City; three brothers, Lupe Gonzales and Raymond Martinez, both of Forrest City and Joe Gonzales of Ohio; three sisters, Emma Tigerina of Marion, Rosie Gonzales of Forrest City and Juanita Sandoval of Florida and nine grandchildren.
A Rosary will be held for Mrs. Trevino on Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at 7 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2001, at 11 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with burial to follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

William Curtis Jordan
Mr. William Curtis Jordan, age 81, of Palestine, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Jordan was born Aug. 8, 1919 in Palestine and was the son of Ed Jordan and Gertrude Wooten Jordan. He was a farmer and a Baptist.
Mr. Jordan is survived by two sons, Leroy Curtis Jordan and Kenneth Jordan, both of Dublin, Calif.; one daughter, Linda Curtis of Oregon; one brother, Floyd Jordan of Forrest City; one sister, Christine Wendell of Marianna; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Jordan will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Morgan Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 19, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Morgan Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Anthony Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery near Palestine under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home. 

Allen Mills
Mr. Allen Mills, age 83, of Widener, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Mills, born August 17, 1917, in Haynes, was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Mills of Madison; 10 sons, Allen Mills Jr., Andrew Mills, Freddie Mills, Robert Mills, Theodis Mills, David Mills, Donald Mills and Cleotis Mills, all of Syracuse, N.Y., Sylvester Mills of Batesville and James Mills of Madison; four daughters, Bertha Mills and Charleane Thompson, both of Madison and Allene Mills and Cheryl Green, both of Forrest City; 54 grandchildren and 61 great-grandchildren.
Visitation services for Mr. Mills will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2001, from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. Mills will be held Thursday, July 19, 2001, at noon at Days Temple Church of God in Christ with Elder Chester Rolfe officiating. Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home. 

Aretha Sims Harper
Mrs. Aretha Sims Harper, age 56, of Madison, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Harper was a factory worker and is survived by three daughters, Brenda Scott of Jonesboro, Juanita Sims Bobo of Tyronza and Sondra Granberry of Philadelphia, Pa.; two sons, Oliver Sims and Gary Sims, both of Garland, Texas; five sisters, Clengie Francisco of Malison, Ohio, Verna Sims of St. Louis, Mo., Darlene Sims of West Memphis, Linda Dickerson of Little Rock and Anthalene Bradley of Camden; five brothers, Edward Sims Jr. and Rufus Jones, both of St. Louis, Mo., Harvey Sims and Exell Sims, both of Little Rock and Terry Sims of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a step-mother, Isabella Sims of Little Rock and 12 grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Harper will be Friday, July 20, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in West Memphis. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2001, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Forrest City with burial following in the city of Madison Cemetery under the direction of Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home. 

Cheryl Mitchell Hawkins
Mrs. Cheryl Mitchell Hawkins, age 44, of Savannah, Ga., died Friday, July 13, 2001, at Memorial Health Hospital in Savannah.
Mrs. Hawkins was born Oct. 14, 1956, in Detroit, Mich. and was the daughter of Cleveland Mitchell Sr. and Sheilon Harrison Watson.
She is survived by her husband, Lavertis Hawkins of Savannah, Ga.; her mother, Sheilon Harrison Watson of Arlington, Texas; two daughters, Charisma West and Bertrina West, both of Pensicola, Fla.; a son, Lavertis Hawkins Jr. of Savannah, Ga.; four sisters, Valerie Mitchell, Loris Mitchell, both of San Francisco, Calif., Sylvia Mitchell of Dallas, Texas, and Gloria Mitchell of Seattle, Wash.; five brothers, Cleveland Mitchell Jr., Curtis Mitchell, Daryl Mitchell and Francious Mitchell, all of Dallas, Texas, and Carlous Mitchell of San Francisco, Calif. and one grandchild.
Visitation for Mrs. Hawkins will be Friday, July 20, 2001, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Christ Temple Pentecostal Church with Elder Thomas Holloway officiating. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary. 

Ralph William Holland
Mr. Ralph William Holland, age 62, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, July 18, 2001.
Mr. Holland was born Aug. 9, 1938, in Memphis and was the son of Ralph William Holland, Sr., and Myrtle Roeder Holland. He lived in Forrest City most of his life and was a building contractor. Mr. Holland was a graduate of Earle High School.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia D. Holland of the home; a son, Jim Holland of Forrest City; three daughters, Debbie Allen of Atlanta, Ga., Linda Rizza of Dundee, Ill. and Karen Mitchusson of Wynne; a sister, Patricia Ann Baty of San Angelo, Texas and six grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Holland will be Thursday, July 19, 2001, from 7 to 10 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 20, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home with burial following in Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The family requests memorials be made to one's choice. 

Marie Turner
Mrs. Marie Turner, age 74, of West Memphis, formerly of Hughes, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Turner is survived by four daughters, Betty Davis and Rose Turner Woods, both of West Memphis, Emma Cox of Proctor and Bernice Hill of Chicago, Ill.; 10 sisters, Bernice Sanders of Los Angeles, Calif., Lavern Mason of Tulsa, Okla., Ozella Wilson, Diane Hatton and Lorine Moore, all of Hughes, Jo Ann Toney of Memphis, Ester Dawson and Bessie Lowe, both of Forrest City, Azzle Joshaway of Dyersburg, Tenn. and Mary Bridges of Miami, Fla.; five brothers, William Benard of Chicago, Ill., Tom Benard and David Benard, both of Hughes, Johnny Bridges and Willie Bridges, both of Miami, Fla.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Turner will be Friday, July 20, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Anthony Funeral Home Chapel South in West Memphis. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2001, at 1 p.m., at St. Luke M.B. Church in Hughes with burial to follow in Paradise Gardens under the direction of Anthony Funeral Home of West Memphis.

Ethridge Odell Frakes III
Mr. Ethridge Odell "Butch" Frakes, III, age 38, of Marianna, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at the Regional Hospital in Helena.
Mr. Frakes was born July 30, 1962, and was the son of Ethridge Frakes, II and Linda Harpole Frakes Ashburn. He was a landscaper with Christy's Lawn Service of Helena and was he was a Baptist.
Mr. Frakes is survived by his parents; his step-father, Farrell Ashburn; his step-mother, Louise Frakes; one brother, Lance Carter of LaGrange; one sister, Angela Smith of Marianna; three half-brothers, Charlie Frakes, Todd Frakes and Chris Frakes; three half-sisters, Elizabeth Frakes, Melissa Howton and Lawanda Black; his grandparents, Louis and Orene Harpole of Marianna.
Visitation for Mr. Frakes will be Monday, July 23, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Marianna. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at 10 a.m., at the First Baptist Church of Marianna with Bro. Steve Walters officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Creek Cemetery near Aubrey under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home. 

Robert L. "Bob" Kimble
Mr. Robert L. "Bob" Kimble, age 59, of Forrest City, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Madison, Wis..
Mr. Kimble was born Jan. 9, 1942, and was the son of Robert Lee Kimble and Emma Catherine Combs Kimble. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he was a Baptist.
Mr. Kimble was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lee Kimble.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene Kimble of the home; three daughters, Lonita Fuller of Chrystal Springs, Miss., Helen Winchell and Ann Johnson, both of Texarkana, Texas; one son, Robert Kimble of Vicksburg, Miss.; two sisters, Hellen Denies and Paulette Rose, both of Colt; two brothers, Marvin Kimble of Vicksburg, Miss. and Larry Kimble of Colt and three grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Kimble will be held Monday, July 23, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. Kimble will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Morgan Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Thomason and Bro. Aubrey Jayroe officiating. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

Terryle Gipson
Mr. Terryle Gipson, age 35, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Palestine, died Wednesday, July 18, 2001, in Chicago.
Mr. Gipson is survived by his wife, Tasha Gipson of Chicago; his father, Johnny Gipson of Chicago; two daughters, Cierra Gipson and Taconna Gipson, both of Chicago; one son, Terryle Gipson of Chicago; and one brother, Anthony Gipson of Chicago.
Funeral services for Mr. Gipson will be held Saturday, July 28, 2001, at noon, at Mt.. Moriah M.B. Church in Oak Forrest with burial following in the church cemetery. Anthony Funeral Home in West Memphis is in charge of the arrangements. 

Arthur Lee Humphrey
Mr. Arthur Lee Humphrey, age 42, of Forrest City, died Friday, July 20, 2001, in Caldwell.
Mr. Humphrey was born Feb. 10, 1959 in Forrest City and was a painter.
He is survived by his father and mother, Jake Humphrey, Jr. and Mae Gratis Humphrey, both of Forrest City; two daughters, Folanda Young of Oklahoma and Tameka Atkins of St. Louis, Mo.; four brothers, Leo Humphrey and James Humphrey, both of Forrest City, Jake Humphrey, III and Mark Anthony Humphrey, both of Little Rock; three sisters, Bobbie Clark of Dayton, Ohio, Ida Faye Bohannon Humphrey and Rose Mary Humphrey, both of Little Rock and one grandchild.
Visitation for Mr. Humphrey will be Friday, July 27, 2001, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28, 2001, at 11 a.m., at New Light M.B. Church with the Rev. Leon Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

Mamie Jo Vaughn Hamby
Mrs. Mamie Jo Vaughn Hamby, age 87, of Caldwell and Forrest City, died Thursday, July 26, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Hamby was born April 26, 1914 in Shuqualak, Miss. and was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Ann Baty Vaughn. She was a resident of Forrest City and Caldwell most of her life and was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Caldwell.
Mrs. Hamby was preceded in death by her husband, James Carlton "Buster" Hamby in 1981; three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by one son, David Hamby of Palestine; one daughter, Sandra Benson of Caldwell; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Hamby will be held Saturday, July 28, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne. Funeral services will be Sunday, July 29, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Myron Shaw officiating the service. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home.
The family request memorials be made to the First Baptist Church in Caldwell.

Izora Good
Mrs. Izora Good, age 82, of Brinkley, died Monday, July 30, 2001, at the Arkansas Hospice Center in North Little Rock.
Mrs. Good, born April 14, 1919, in Lafe, was the daughter of Albert and Harriet Carnett Cole. She lived most of her life in the Wheatley and Brinkley areas. Mrs. Good was a member of the Goodwin Baptist Church in Goodwin, the women's missionary union and the home demonstration club.
Mrs. Good was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Earl "Dock" Good and a granddaughter, Kim Woods, of Austin, Texas.
She is survived by a son, Albert Good, of Wheatley; three daughters, Joyce Pillow, of Batesville, Joan Shumate of Branch and Jane Woods of Brinkley; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Good will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, at 10 a.m. at Goodwin Baptist Church with Dr. J.E. Hughes and Bro. Bill Good officiating with burial to follow in Johnston Funeral Home under the direction of Fowler Funeral Home. There will be a visitation service tonight, Tuesday, July 31, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fowler Funeral Home. 

Loyd Arthur Howell
Mr. Loyd Arthur Howell, age 83, of Memphis, died, Sunday, July 29, 2001, at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Memphis.
Mr. Howell, a retired carpenter, was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Howell. He is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Perry of Forrest City and Hazel Edgens of Cedartown, Ga.; and a brother Joe Howell of Chapel Hill, Va.
Funeral services for Mr. Howell will be held Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Forest Hill East Chapel in Memphis burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Forest Hill East Funeral Home in Memphis.


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